A truck is a motorized vehicle on wheels that is used to haul and transport cargo. The truck is typically powered by a gas engine or diesel engine.
Trucks come in different sizes, designs, and functions. Trucks are often used for transporting bulk items such as construction materials or building supplies. They also have a variety of purposes, including carrying people and performing utilitarian tasks.
A pickup truck is a type of truck that is smaller and more geared towards family use. Pickups typically have a larger payload capacity and higher towing capacity than passenger cars. However, they do not carry enough weight to handle the most extreme commercial jobs.
Heavy-duty trucks are designed to carry heavy loads. These trucks require a special license to operate. Drivers who own or drive these trucks need to know how to handle long miles and how to avoid overheating the brakes.
Mini trucks are popular in Europe and Asia. Most mini trucks have monocoque bodies. Some have specialized designs with substantial frames. Such vehicles are often found in narrow alleyways and old town sections of European cities.
Big trucks are heavy-duty trucks with heavy axles. They are typically 70 to 80 feet in length and weigh twenty to thirty times more than a passenger car. Their low center of gravity makes them better suited for off-road driving.
Medium-duty trucks are designed for light-duty or commercial uses. These vehicles are sized between 13,000 and 33,000 pounds.